Status Orange Wind warning with gusts up to 130km/hr


Mayo and Donegal counties have been hit with a status Orange wind warning for tonight, with Connacht and ten counties also having a status yellow warning in place.

Status Orange Wind warning with gusts up to 130km/hr

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Mayo and Donegal counties have been hit with a status Orange wind warning for tonight, with Connacht and ten counties also having a status yellow warning in place.

A status Orange Wind Warning has been issued for Counties Mayo and Donegal.

The warning comes after a status yellow wind warning was issued yesterday, December 5th, for Connacht and ten counties ahead of tonight, Thursday December 6th, as reported by us here.

This yellow wind warning is to affect Connacht, Cavan, Donegal, Kerry, Limerick and Clare, running from 10pm tonight, December 6th, until tomorrow morning. Met Éireann warned of wind speeds of between 55-65km/hr and gusts that could potentially reach up to 110km/hr. This warning was extended today and will now cease at 12pm tomorrow, December 7th.

Status Orange Warning -
The Status Orange wind warning for Counties Mayo and Donegal was issued this morning, Thursday, December 6th, coming into effect from 1am on Friday morning.

Met Éireann say the warning is mainly focused on coastal regions and higher ground in these counties, with southwest winds set to reach speeds of between 65-80 km/hr and gusts to range from 110-130km/hr overnight.

They also warn of “a risk of coastal damage” on northwest coasts, due to a combination of winds, high tides and a high storm surge. The status orange warning remains in place until 8am Friday.


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